Keeping our P platers safer!
Venue - Mt Cotton
The cost of the course is $349 but discounted for our existing or past students with a valid voucher from a driving lesson package: $229
Please call us on 1300 306 324 to use your existing voucher for this course or to buy it. You may also buy a voucher below.
Please note that there is a $50 rescheduling fee and a cancellation fee equal to the course fee if not attended when booked.
Driving is possibly the most dangerous thing you do at work and in your own time.
The Defensive Driving Course will help you understand your car and improve your skills so that you can keep yourself, your family and other road users safe.
What is a defensive driving course?
A defensive driving course provides knowledge and hands-on-skills training to help keep you safe on the road.
The course is suitable for all drivers and vehicles however it is primarily aimed at P Plate customers to refresh their skills after gaining some experience on the road.
Duration – Scheduled to take approximately 7 hours depending on venue and number of participants. Addition time is required if the theory section is delivered on the day. Details to be confirmed on booking.
Learners may attend but only with a parent / supervising driver. The parent / supervisor must also purchase the defensive driving course and will be able to participate in all activities. The same vehicle can be shared.
Defensive Driving Program Summary
Theory – Comprehensive multi-media presentation on driving and road safety.
Theory content includes -
- Understanding human factors
- Defensive driving techniques
- Managing and reducing risks associated with driving
- Vehicle performance and systems
Note: this module may be presented via online form or via classroom presentation.
Practical – Range of exercises to develop emergency car control skills.
All new courses will be completed at the Mt Cotton Driver Education Centre.
The skills component is hands-on and may include:
- Distracted Driving
- Vehicle maintenance
- Seating position
- Steering technique.
- Simulated emergency braking exercises
- Low speed manoeuvring exercises
Exercises are designed so that drivers can safely explore the effects of speed, road surface and different braking systems when faced with an emergency.
The Defensive Driving Course is the first step towards creating safer drivers and is essential for all drivers.
The training team are professional, qualified and friendly. They will make sure you feel safe and gain the most from the course.
Terms and conditions to be aware of:
- Withdrawals at least 2 weeks prior to the agreed start date (not applicable for vouchers) - full refund
- Withdrawal at 1-13 days prior to agreed start date - 50% refund
- Cancellations or no-shows on the day will forfeit their course fees or voucher without refund
- Any date changes to a booking within 7 days will incur a $50 re-booking fee
- We have the right to cancel/transfer dates if minimum bookings numbers are not met.
- The theory section may be delivered via an online module or classroom based session.
Call us on 1300 306 324 to schedule a driving lesson.
"No yelling or abuse, just caring, quality controlled and tailored lessons to get your licence and stay safe on the roads for life!"